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Job summary

Main area
Rheumatology
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
130-NMR294-0617-A
Employer
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Princess of Wales Hospital
Town
Bridgend
Salary
£22,129 to £28,747 per annum pro rata
Closing
27/09/2017 23:59
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board logo

Staff Nurse

Band 5

Welcome to ABM University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.    

Croeso i Fwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol ABM. Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau gan bobl sy’n rhannu ein gwerthoedd: gofalu am ein gilydd, cydweithio a gwella drwy’r amser.


ABM University Health Board reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.


 

"Rheumatology nursing: a vocation, a profession, a passion" (Rheumatology Nurses Society)

Do you have a passion to provide services promoting, maintaining and restoring an optimal state of health and well-being? Are you prepared to use a scientific basis of nursing and deliver prescribed standards of care? With the advent of biologic medication, the landscape of treatment is changing, and we need a nursing team who are able to adapt and develop with the changing needs of the service.

We are looking for a nurse who will serve as patient counselors, educators and advocates, responsible for the delivery of the best care available in the safest possible way. You will be an integral member of the healthcare team and make significant positive changes in the lives of our patients with rheumatologic disease.
Our passion is to provide to our patients the services that will promote, maintain, and restore the most optimal state of health and well being that is achievable.

To accomplish this end, we must be prepared in the scientific basis of nursing and meet certain prescribed standards of education and clinical competence.

The advent of biologic medications is changing the landscape of treatment in rheumatology and this change is altering the description of rheumatology nursing.

Rheumatology nursing as a whole is comprised of educated professionals who serve as patient counsellors, patient educators, and patient advocates, responsible for delivering the best nursing care available in the safest possible way. To achieve this end, we continue to learn to educate each other and to be an integral member of the healthcare team, and as such we can make a significant positive change in the lives of patients with a rheumatologic disease.

If you have a passion for this exciting field of nursing we would love to hear from you, there are opportunities for full time or part time hours within the service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal visit please contact Ceri Ilsley on 01656754008 or Matron Vanessa Jones 01639862324